[ale] GPG Key Signing?

Jim Kinney jim.kinney at gmail.com
Thu Feb 17 13:05:09 EST 2011

who are you and do you keep posting here???


There has to be some way to verify identity and until I'm elected
grand-pu-bah for life and get to issue ID's to people who give me
hardware to play with, I'm stuck with some degree of accepting that a
drivers license (state issued) and a passport (federal issued) would
involve enough subterfuge to fake that I WANT them to sign my keys!

On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 12:52 PM, Michael B. Trausch <mike at trausch.us> wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-02-17 at 11:37 -0500, David Tomaschik wrote:
>> Typically, people bring a fingerprint on paper, and some form of
>> (normally government-issued) photo id.  Some people like to have 2
>> forms of photo id, but I figure that anyone who can obtain a single
>> piece of photo id forged to the point that I can't tell could obtain 2
>> forms of photo id as well.
> Anyone who requires two government-issued IDs won't be signing my key
> (and I would point out that they are perhaps giving too much trust to
> the government to have the ability to know who its citizens are... why
> create fake IDs when you can steal an identity and get an ID issued by
> the government itself?).
>        --- Mike
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James P. Kinney III
I would rather stumble along in freedom than walk effortlessly in chains.

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